Neang N., 38, lives in Battambang Province and earns a low income. She is a good and determined mother who tries to feed her four children, all of whom attend school. Her husband is a bicycle repairman.
Neang N. sells fresh fish in the market to earn a living. Every day in the late morning, she goes to a place that is full of fisherman to buy fish in bulk. Then she hurries to the market, where she sells the fish retail. Neang N. is requesting a loan to purchase an old vehicle to transport the fish. With any remaining cash from the loan, she will build a small pigpen where she plans to raise a few pigs for extra revenue.
Hattha Kaksekar Limited is one of the largest and most successful microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Cambodia. The organization provides microfinance services to the poor, particularly women, in urban and rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the outreach of HKL’s financial services to a greater number of clients in rural areas of Cambodia.